The Wrigley Building has signed leases totaling 14,688 SF with four companies new to the property—Wendella Sightseeing Company, Tapad, TelAmerica Media and Willoughby Engineering.
Wendella Sightseeing Company, a riverboat architectural tour and water taxi line, will lease 6,919 RSF in the South Tower beginning August 1, 2015. The company has been operating since 1935 and its main dock is located at The Wrigley Building. Wendella plans to open its headquarters and training facility in its new leased space in the property.
Tapad, named one of Forbes’ Fastest Growing Companies, has leased 2,762 RSF in the South Tower. Tapad is a technology-based advertising and marketing firm whose headquarters are in New York and is one of the leaders in consumer behavior data collection.
TelAmerica Media has signed a 3,032 RSF lease in the North Tower. TelAmerica Media is a broadcast media firm based in Philadelphia, PA, that specializes in television-based advertising. Willoughby Engineering has signed a 1,975 RSF lease in the South Tower. Willoughby Engineering is the collaboration of a team of building engineering and high-performance design specialists who are leaders in global building systems and sustainability. This office is the company’s new headquarters. The brokers for Tapad are Kyle Kamin and Dan Persa from CBRE; the broker for TelAmerica Media is Peter Beatrice from Chicago Tenant Advisors; and the broker for Willoughby Engineering is Jason Schulz from the J Rich Company LLC. Brokers for The Wrigley Building are Carrie Yohe with Zeller Realty Group and Karin Kraai with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s Chicago office.
Ari Glass, Principal at Zeller Realty Group, notes that “we are very pleased with the momentum of our leasing efforts and we will continue to market this asset as modern, technologically-advanced office space housed within a unique historic building. The caliber of service, tenant amenities, retail offerings and location are best in class.”